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AlertBox keeps an eye out for site updates

This new Firefox add-on keeps an eye out for any changes to particular sections of Web sites you frequent, and will alert you to the fact.

By August 10, 2009

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Why Jakob Nielsen's Windows 8 critique is old-school thinking

commentary The usability expert branded Microsoft's new operating system "disappointing." But his approach would lead to the kind of incremental improvements that have dogged Microsoft for years.

By November 21, 2012

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Design guru Nielsen: Windows 8 UI 'smothers usability'

Jakob Nielsen says that Microsoft's new operating system is plagued by "hidden features [and] reduced discoverability," among other issues.

By November 19, 2012

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Does the Kindle Fire have serious usability issues?

A very small survey of Kindle Fire users finds some significant challenges for Amazon's tablet. Most problems stem from its 7-inch screen.

By December 6, 2011

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Nielsen: Web 2.0 slacking off on design principles

In interview with BBC News, usability expert Jakob Nielsen quips about Web design 2.0.

By May 15, 2007

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Facebook and journalism

Poynter Online has satisfied its new-found Facebook obsession with a series of articles that examine the intersection between journalism and the social-networking platform.

By August 1, 2007